The Bohlen-Pierce Symposium
First symposium on the Bohlen-Pierce scale, Boston, March 7 – 9, 2010
Johannes Kretz


Born 1968 in Vienna, studies (composition, pedagogy) at the music academy Vienna with F.BURT and M.JARRELL and mathematics at the University Vienna • 1992/93:  studies at IRCAM, Paris with Marco Stroppa and Brian Ferneyhough • co-founder of the NewTonEnsemble, of the international composers group PRISMA and of • teacher for music theory and composition at the conservatory of Vienna • 1996-2001: teacher for for computer music at the academy in Vienna, since 2001 also music theory, since 2004 also composition, since 2009: habilitation in composition, associate professor (“Privatdozent”) • Since 2008: Head of the ZiMT (“center for innovative music technology”) of the music university Vienna • performances in Austria, Germany, France, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Lithuania, Czechia, Argentina, Mexico, Kanada, China, Taiwan and South Korea • regular broadcasts in Austrian and German radio 
• commissions of works from Konzerthaus Wien, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble On Line, Vienna Flautists, quartett22, Internationale Lemgoer Orgeltage, Haller Bachtage, Triton Trombone Quartett, Wiener Kammerchor • numerous grants and prizes